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ETF Issuer March MadnessMarch 27, 2018

Source of KPIs: Toroso Investments Security Master, as of March 24, 2018 INDEX PERFORMANCE DATA   03/24/2018         1 Wk 1 Mo 3 Mo 6 Mo 1 Yr QTD YTD Since Inception  Toroso ETF Industry Index (4.38%) (1.59%) 6.03% 18.59% 6.11% 6.11% 33.66% S&P Financial Select Sector Index (7.21%) (7.51%) (4.04%) 6.38% … Continue reading “ETF Issuer March Madness”

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Should the Nasdaq 100 Be Equally Weighted?March 19, 2018

We noted that 73% of EW ETF assets are versions of “traditional” indexes, such as RSP which is an EW version of the S&P 500. A recent ETF ThinkTank discussion revealed that one of the most popular “traditional” indexes is actually unique. Unlike most traditional indexes that target a sector or a specific market capitalization, the Nasdaq … Continue reading “Should the Nasdaq 100 Be Equally Weighted?”

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NYSE opening bellMarch 07, 2018

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Fox Business: ETFs took a $19B hit last week. Where did it all go?February 13, 2018

ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, took a massive beating last week as markets went on a roller-coaster ride with the Dow Jones Industrial Average taking not one but two massive nosedives, losing over 1,000 points twice in one week. Mike Venuto, chairman of the TETF Index Committee, agrees saying that after a wild week, ETF assets … Continue reading “Fox Business: ETFs took a $19B hit last week. Where did it all go?”

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MarketWatch: Why ETFs can’t be blamed for the correction or volatility in stocks

The U.S. stock market suffered its worst week in nearly two years last week, with major indexes dropping into correction territory for the first time in about two years. Was the phenomenal popularity of exchange-traded funds a contributing factor to the weakness or the scale of the decline? “The numbers simply don’t support the idea … Continue reading “MarketWatch: Why ETFs can’t be blamed for the correction or volatility in stocks”